Developer, Lawyer Bob Elliott Dies at 80 

October 9, 2021

Robert Raymond Elliott, a real estate developer and lawyer — best known in Georgetown for his mixed-use complex, Georgetown Court, home to businesses like Cafe Milano, Peacock Cafe, Cafe Liberte […]

French Market Brings Out the Weekend Crowds

October 4, 2021

Georgetown shops, eateries and the temporarily expanded sidewalks along Wisconsin Avenue from N St up to Book Hill on Reservoir Road NW, were filled Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1 to […]

Bowser Starts Phase 1 Opening May 29, Calls It ‘Stay at Home Light’

May 27, 2020

Starting tomorrow, outdoor seating will be allowed at restaurants and some retail shops will be open for pickup.

Business: Bagels, Papyrus, Veronica Beard, Contemporaria

January 27, 2020

In this retail round up: a letter from Deborah Kalkstein, owner of hip, avant-garde furniture store Contemporaria, which will be moving out of Georgetown by the end of next month.

Meet Dr Barbara Sturm Founder at Bluemercury Georgetown on April 27th

April 27, 2019

Dr Barbara Sturm, Founder will be making a personal appearance at the Bluemercury store in Georgetown on Saturday, April 27th. From 1pm – 3pm, Dr. Barbara Sturm will be speaking […]

Meet Dr Barbara Sturm Founder at Bluemercury Georgetown on April 27th

April 25, 2019

Dr Barbara Sturm, Founder will be making a personal appearance at the Bluemercury store in Georgetown on Saturday, April 27th. From 1pm – 3pm, Dr. Barbara Sturm will be speaking […]

Halcyon Fast Forward: The Future of Retail

May 2, 2018

Starting a business is a big decision and involves risk. With stores opening and closing at a fast clip, the inner workings of a retail business are often shrouded in […]

Facing Online Competitors, Stores Get Creative

January 24, 2018

As an unrepentant fan of local retail, The Georgetowner has challenged the idea that online shopping will wipe out our brick-and-mortar stores. Online and face-to-face shopping have their own advantages and […]

Plank Group Sells Top Georgetown Corner Property to Capital One

August 10, 2017

3150 M St. NW has been sold for a record $50.2 million — and Capitol One may also get the Verizon Center naming rights.

Letters To the Editor: Rent Requirements Rough on Retailers in Georgetown

August 1, 2017

I am very pleased to see the approach and concerns of and for our magnificent town. I absolutely agree with the the assessment and point of view Titus Johnson in […]